Kokonoe and Otomusume of the Daimonji-ro and Momotaro of the Nakanacho, 1884 - Praise for Multi-colored Blossom - Chikanobu's lovely series "Praise for Multi-colored Blossoms" presents portraits of famous geisha and courtesans from various teahouses. The "multi-colored blossoms" of the title refers to the women, who are shown relaxing in their spare time, enjoying gardens, arriving or leaving, or taking part in seasonal and daily activities. The settings and elegant fabrics are beautifully detailed and vibrantly colored. A band across the top features a scene with a fan-shaped inset at right identifying the subject along with a large rectangular scene. An attractive and seldom seen Chikanobu beauties series.
Artist - Chikanobu (1838 - 1912)
Image Size - 12 3/4" x 8 3/8"
Condition - This print with excellent color and good detail as shown. Backed with somewhat stiff paper. Slight soiling and ink bleeding, a few marks and stains. Please see photos for details.
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